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#11752259 - 07/31/16 08:38 PM Lake Athens - Big thanks to Jim Brack
Jtunnell Offline

Registered: 09/01/11
Posts: 46
I've had the opportunity to make a couple trips with Jim Brack, Lake Athens Guide Service this summer and man, what a great experience it has been. The first one was at the end of May for my dads birthday and we told him we wanted to learn some new techniques. He ran us through some of his favorite baits and was VERY thorough in teaching us how to fish them. On that trip alone, we ended up boating somewhere around 20 fish with the biggest being around 10lbs (caught by Jim).

I texted Jim on Friday asking how the bite was and told him I planned on making a trip today. After I told him I was coming alone, he asked if he could jump in my boat for a few hours and met me at the ramp this morning. We got on a couple big schools right around 0900 and by 1100 had boated 36 fish. Jim definitely knew what they were biting because we caught at least three times as many fish as the boats around us.

If you get the chance, give Jim a call. He has ton of knowledge, stories and is friends with darn near everyone on the lake. Can't say enough about this guy! He will have my business for as long as he's guiding. Thanks again, Jim. It's always nice to make a new friend who shares the same passion.

Jim Brack
Athens Guide Svc.

#11752270 - 07/31/16 08:46 PM Re: Lake Athens - Big thanks to Jim Brack [Re: Jtunnell]
Athens Guide Svc Offline

Registered: 12/16/14
Posts: 40
Loc: Lake Athens, Texas
Thanks Justin, let's do it again soon. I wish I could have stayed a little longer.
Jim Brack
Athens Guide Svc.

#11752287 - 07/31/16 08:56 PM Re: Lake Athens - Big thanks to Jim Brack [Re: Jtunnell]
Danny L. Weems Offline
Extreme Angler

Registered: 03/19/14
Posts: 1210
Loc: Como, Texas
Jim's top notch for sure!
Phil 4:13 "I can do all things through Christ who strengthens me"

#11752504 - 08/01/16 04:48 AM Re: Lake Athens - Big thanks to Jim Brack [Re: Jtunnell]
Rube G. Offline
Pro Angler

Registered: 12/04/05
Posts: 729
Loc: Lone Oak,TX
Yes Sir, Jim is a really good guide that knows Athens like the back of his hand & good person to spend the day in the boat with.

#11753104 - 08/01/16 11:58 AM Re: Lake Athens - Big thanks to Jim Brack [Re: Jtunnell]
Nutman Offline
Extreme Angler

Registered: 11/01/13
Posts: 2634
Loc: Athens, TX
Jim is a great guy.
Wish I had been around him near the schooling action. I could not get them to hit anything.
Earlier that morning He and Justin pulled up beside me at our favorite spot and BOOM he catches a nice one right off the bat.
Great guide for Lake Athens and a super guy.

#11756123 - 08/03/16 05:22 AM Re: Lake Athens - Big thanks to Jim Brack [Re: Jtunnell]
Jigfish Offline
Extreme Angler

Registered: 02/28/03
Posts: 2821
Loc: Tx
Jim is a great guy and knows how to fish on any lake. I have fished with him on Athens many time and I always leave a happy camper. If you book a trip with Jim you will be happy you did.

Kaufman High School Boat Captain

The weak call it obsession, the strong call it dedication!


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